Italian Mushroom Antipasto Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyHealth IndexAverage
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Olive oil1 Tablespoon
 Sliced mushrooms5 Cup (80 tbs)
 Lemon juice2 Tablespoon
 Onion1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), chopped
 Garlic2 Clove (10 gm), minced
 Bay leaf1
 Dried marjoram1⁄4 Teaspoon
 Cayenne pepper1 Pinch
 Tomatoes1 Can (10 oz) (Drained)
 Red wine vinegar2 Tablespoon
 Granulated sugar1 Pinch
 Parsley2 Tablespoon, chopped
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 266 Calories from Fat 143

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g25%

Saturated Fat 2.3 g11.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 427.9 mg17.8%

Total Carbohydrates 29 g9.7%

Dietary Fiber 7 g28.1%

Sugars 12.7 g

Protein 5 g10.7%

Vitamin A 106.7% Vitamin C 167.5%

Calcium 14.5% Iron 26.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


In skillet, heat oil over medium high heat; cook mushrooms for 7 to 10 minutes or until liquid is released.
Drain, reserving liquid.
In bowl, toss mushrooms with lemon juice; set aside.
Add onion, garlic and 2 tbsp (25 mL) mushroom liquid to skillet; cook over medium heat for 3 to 5 minutes or until softened.
Add bay leaf, marjoram, thyme, pepper and cayenne; cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Stir in tomatoes, breaking up with spoon, remaining mushroom liquid, vinegar and sugar; bring to boil.
Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer for 25 minutes.
Uncover and increase heat to medium high; cook for 2 minutes or until liquid is reduced by half.
Discard bay leaf.
Add tomato mixture and parsley to mushrooms, stirring to mix well.
Season with salt to taste.
Refrigerate until chilled or for up to 5 days.
Serve at room temperature.